At This Performance…, the concert series that pays tribute to Broadway and Off-Broadway standbys, understudies, and alternates, will return to The Green Room 42 September 12 at 7 PM.
Produced and hosted by casting director Stephen DeAngelis, the evening will showcase the talents of Felicia Curry (standby for the roles of Baker’s Wife, Witch, Jack’s Mother, and Cinderella’s Stepmother/Granny/Giant in Broadway's Into the Woods), Jana d’Jenne Jackson (standby for the roles of Audrey, Crystal, Chiffon, and Ronnette in Off-Broadway's Little Shop of Horrors), Cameron Johnson (standby for the roles of Baker, Cinderella's Prince/Wolf, Jack, Milky White, and Steward in Into the Woods), Ashley E. Matthews (understudy for the role of Sherrie in the Las Vegas production of Rock of Ages), Jay McKenzie (understudy for the role of Washington Henry in the recent Broadway musical Paradise Square), Mateo Lizcano (alternate for the role of Evan Hansen and understudy for the role of Connor Murphy in Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen), and Charlie Eloise Tassone (standby for the role of Sarah in the recent Off-Broadway musical The Bedwetter), with an appearance from Gay Willis (understudy for the role of Magnolia in the 1994 Broadway revival of Show Boat).
The artists will perform and share anecdotes about their experiences. Musical director Asher Denburg will be featured on piano.
At This Performance… debuted in October 2003 and to date has featured 1,140 standbys, understudies, and alternates who have covered 5,474 roles in 600 Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.